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Casa Navarro State Historic Site and Museum

228 S. Laredo St., San Antonio, TX 78207
210-226-4801
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Ranked #88 of 135 Attractions in San Antonio
Type: Historic Sites, State Parks, Cultural
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Come explore the 1830s-1850s renovated adobe homestead and history of Texas hero, José Antonio...
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Type: Historic Sites, State Parks, Cultural
Fee: Yes
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Come explore the 1830s-1850s renovated adobe homestead and history of Texas hero, José Antonio Navarro. Interact with multi-sensory exhibits and browse through our visitor center and museum store. Schedule your tour group or special event and take a moment to relax in our urban garden oasis.

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Dallas, Texas
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115 reviews 115 reviews
83 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I came to Casa Navarro before I went to the Greyhound to board my bus back to Dallas. The docent allowed me to leave my luggage in front..A very kind gesture. He suggested I look at the short film in the gift shop to indroduce us to Navarro. I am glad I did..We did NOT learn about him in Texas... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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913 helpful votes 913 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

This site is located in a parking lot and right next to the prison. We tried to visit it but it was closed. From outside it didn't look great. It's close to the Market Sq.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Casa Navarro is an oasis in downtown San Antonio. There are 2 buildings on site that date back to the 1850s and one that dates to the 1830s. It is the home of Jose Antonio Navarro, one of only 2 Hispanic signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence in 1836. The exhibits are well done and the small site is... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Excellent reimagined visual displays bring Texas colonial era to life. Some artifacts in drawers invite investigation by children and adults. Historical interest plus space for children to explore. Huge improvement! Gift shop added.

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Forney, Texas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

This is a great place to learn about one of Texas founding fathers. Small place but worth the trip, great place to learn Texas history.

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